The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

October 23, 2013

Charles Hatley, 72, of Concord, loved NASCAR, gardening, Mt. Pleasant football and baseball


Tuesday, October 22, 2013 — Charles “Paw” Junior Hatley, 72 years of age, of Concord, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013, at Tucker Hospice House in Kannapolis.

Charles was born December 22, 1940, in Stanly County, N.C., to the late Charles Craven Hatley and the late Ethel Mae Almond Hatley. He was also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Myrtle Rebecca Hatley; brother, Coy Hatley; and sister, Callie Barrier.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, October 20, 2013, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord. The funeral service was on Monday, October 21, 2013, at 4 p.m. at the Hartsell Funeral Home Chapel, Concord, with Pastor Tom Fleming officiating. The burial followed at Mission Baptist Church Cemetery, 12444 Mission Church Road, Locust.

At other times, the family will be meeting at his son, Wayne’s home, 481 Oriole Lane in Concord.

He is survived by his son, Wayne Hatley and wife Tamera of Concord; daughter, Tammy Stancil of Locust; grandchildren, Mitchell Hatley, Kellie Shope and Janie Hatley; sisters, Georgia Whitley and Lois Burris, both of Mt. Pleasant.

Charles loved his family, and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a loving father, grandfather and brother.

He was owner and operator of Hatley’s Garage for 18 years. Charles loved NASCAR, especially Dale Earnhardt Sr. and Jr. He enjoyed gardening and Mt. Pleasant football and baseball. Charles loved going to What-A-Burger #13 and taking spontaneous joy-rides.

Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord is serving the Hatley family.

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